Lemon, honey and coconut delicious

Dig your spoon into this delicious dessert.

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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We've added honey and coocnut to the classic lemon delicious pudding to make it even more special.


  • 125 grams butter, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • ½ cup (75g) self-raising flour
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • 1¾ cups (430ml) milk
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ¾ cup (160ml) double cream
  • 1½ tablespoons icing (confectioners') sugar
  • 2 teaspoons honey, extra
  • ¼ cup (35g) coarsely chopped pistachios


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease six 1-cup (250ml) ovenproof dishes.
  • 2
    Place butter and honey in a large saucepan; stir over low heat until just melted and mixture is combined. Stir in rind, caster sugar and yolks, then sifted flour and juice. Gradually stir in milk, coconut and cardamom; the mixture should be smooth and runny.
  • 3
    Whisk egg whites in a small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold into lemon mixture, in two batches.
  • 4
    Place ovenproof dishes in a large baking dish; divide lemon mixture into dishes. Add enough boiling water to baking dish to come halfway up sides of ovenproof dishes. Bake puddings for 25 minutes or until top is firm to touch.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, whisk cream and extra honey in a small bowl until soft peaks form.
  • 6
    Serve hot puddings immediately, dusted with sifted icing sugar, topped with spoonfuls of honey cream, and sprinkled with nuts.

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